About Oilseeds/Varieties

Castor (Ricinus communis L.)
Varieties
Variety Year of release Releasing Centre Yield potential (kg/ha) Oil content (%) Recommended states/regions situations Salient features/ traits
Jwala (48-1) 2007 DOR, Hyderabad 1000 (R) 1800 (I) 50 All castor growing areas under both rainfed and irrigated Resistant to Fusarium wilt; tolerant to Botrytis, salinity
Chandra prabha 2009 CSAU&T, Kanpur Uttar Pradesh Suitable for intercropping
DCS-107 2011 DOR Hyderabad 1500-1700 49 Identified for both rainfed and irrigated areas of the country Resistant to wilt & tolerant to leaf hopper
JI-273(GC-3) 2012 ORS, JAU, Junagdh 2340 49.6 Irrigated areas of Gujarat Resistant to wilt, tolerant to Macrophomina root rot
Hybrids
Hybrid Year of release Releasing Centre Yield potential (kg/ha) Oil content (%) Recommended states/regions situations Salient features/ traits
GCH-7 2007 SK Nagar Gujarat 2450 (I) 49 Irrigated areas of Gujarat Resistant to nematode-wilt complex
YRCH-1 2009 Yethapur, TN 1861 (R) 49 For Tamil Nadu